Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers appointed a three-person panel last month to review the PSNI assessment of the current status of paramilitary groups. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A report into the status of the IRA and other paramilitary groups expected to be published on Thursday could be critical in determining whether the c(...)

Sinn Féin South Down MLA Caitriona Ruane and party leader Gerry Adams paid tribute to the slain Garda. Photograph: PA

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams paying tribute to Garda Tony Golden in Belfast told of how he recently had to call to one of the party’s Assembly members(...)

Arlene Foster: The Department of Finance and Personnel  has no records to suggest that departmental officials had ‘sight’ of correspondence, according to the acting First Minister. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There are no official records of “the content of any discussions” between former Northern Ireland finance minister Sammy Wilson and Brown Rudnick, (...)

Northern Ireland’s Josh Magennis and Jamie Ward celebrate at the end of Northern Ireland’s victory over Greece. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Like many matters in Northern Ireland, football allegiance is still quite firmly divided into two camps. After last night’s results – the Republic of (...)

The Public Accounts Committee has agreed to invite the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to appear before them regarding the sale of Project Eagle. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee has agreed to invite the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to appear before them regarding the sale of Project Eagle. (...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson with Taoiseach Enda Kenny:  Cerberus wrote the letter ahead of a meeting between the company, Mr Robinson, his special adviser and the north’s then Minister of Finance, Simon Hamilton. Photograph: Alan Betson

US investor Cerberus told Northern Ireland’s First Minister, Peter Robinson, that it would write down developers’ €6 billion debts and cancel person(...)

Former Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson agreed to appear at the Stormont finance committee to discuss Project Eagle allegations. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The National Asset Management Agency has insisted there was nothing corrupt about the €1.6 billion sale of its Northern Ireland property portfolio. Na(...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chairman of the National Asset Management Agency has expressed concern that there may be an agenda to stop the organisation in its tracks. (...)

 Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has been called on to clarify his position. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

DUP leader Peter Robinson, who has been accused of benefiting from the sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland portfolio, is to appear before the Stormont inq(...)